Nominations Open for the North-South Prize 2016

Nominations Open for the North-South Prize 2016

Deadline: September 8, 2016

Nominations are open for the North-South Prize 2016. The North-South Prize has been awarded every year since 1995 to two candidates, preferably one from the North and the other from the South, who have stood out for their exceptional commitment to promoting “North-South” solidarity and global interdependence and in conformity with the aims and principles of the Council of Europe. The Award ceremony will take place in June 2017.

You are invited to propose nominees in the following areas: defence and promotion of human rights and pluralist democracy, the development of intercultural dialogue and the reinforcement of the North-South partnership and solidarity. Despite the variety of nationalities and fields of action of those that have received the Prize since its creation they all have in common a strong commitment to the promotion of North-South partnership.


  • The nominees, preferably a man and a woman, must have distinguished themselves in the following areas: protection of human rights, defence of pluralist democracy, public awareness raising on issues of global interdependence and solidarity.

Nomination Process

Complete the nomination form.

For more information, visit North-South Prize 2016.